Illinois Supreme Court Denies Bid To Resentence Van DykeA request to reconsider an 81-month prison sentence being served by former Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke was denied Tuesday by the Illinois Supreme Court.
A Push To Get A New, Longer Sentence For Jason Van DykeLegal experts argue if the judge had sentenced Jason Van Dyke on the 16 counts of aggravated battery, Van Dyke's prison term would be much longer.
Attorney General, Special Prosecutor Ask Supreme Court To Order Re-Sentencing For Jason Van DykeIllinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul and Special Prosecutor Joseph McMahon are asking the state's highest court to order a new sentencing hearing for former Police Officer Jason Van Dyke, who was sentenced to less than seven years in prison for the murder of Laquan McDonald.
Organizer Robert Peters Picked To Fill Kwame Raoul's Illinois Senate VacancyA group of Democrats appointed Robert Peters on Sunday to finish Kwame Raoul's term in the Illinois Senate through 2020.
Kwame Raoul Defeats Erika Harold For Illinois Attorney General
Candidate Q & A: Illinois Attorney General Republican Candidate Erika Harold"I've been campaigning throughout the state of Illinois, people routinely talk about Illinois' record of corruption and the fact they want an attorney general who will be a watchdog and a check on state government."
Candidate Q & A: Illinois Attorney General Democratic Candidate Kwame Raoul"The notion that women should have autonomy to make decisions about their own bodies. These are issues that are under attack and we have, in my opponent, an individual who says she will do nothing about protecting those rights."
What To Watch For In Trump's First State Of The Union AddressPresident Donald Trump is set to deliver one of the most anticipated State of the Union speeches in years Tuesday evening.
At Issue: Sen. Raoul Touts Bipartisan Work For AG SpotAs he pushes his campaign for Attorney General, Sen. Raoul is banking on his record in Springfield to give him an advantage.
Democratic Lawmakers Push For Bill To Stop Crosscheck SystemSeveral Democratic lawmakers are pushing a bill that would stop the State of Illinois from using what they say is a voter verification system that has serious security flaws.
Cook County Democrats Endorse Kwame Raoul Over Quinn For Attorney GeneralCook County's Democratic Party has endorsed state Sen. Kwame Raoul for attorney general over former Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn and several other candidates who urged party leaders not to pick a favorite.
Next Dem Announcing For Illinois Attorney General: Sen. Kwame RaoulRaoul, an attorney, tells The Associated Press Wednesday that Madigan's departure leaves a big void, but he has the experience and ability to continue her "great work."
Drury First Democrat To Jump Into AG Race After Madigan Bows OutScott Drury, who had been running for governor, decided to drop out of that race to run for attorney general.
Chicago's Top Cop To Lobby Lawmakers On Repeat Gun Offender LawChicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson was in Springfield on Thursday to urge state lawmakers to approve tougher sentences for repeat gun offenders.
Democrats Already Eyeing Potential Candidates For Governor In 2018While the focus at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia is on nominating Hillary Clinton as the party’s nominee for president, various Illinois elected officials were dancing around the question of who ought to run for governor in two years.